1 A VISIT to the CONOCO MUSEUM CONOCO MUSEUM . A VISIT TO THE. Table of contents BEFORE YOU GO Pre- VISIT Activities ..1. Internet Activity Be an Internet Detective: Get to Know Marland . Lesson plan ..3. Photo of Marland ..4. Internet detective worksheet ..5. Answer key ..6. Vocabulary What's That Term Mean? . Lesson plan ..7. Vocabulary list ..8. Activity template ..9. Sentences ..10. Definitions ..11. Timelines Creating a Chronology . Lesson plan ..12. Marland life events worksheet ..13. Answer key ..14. Geography Drilling Around the World . Lesson plan ..15. Region photo and description cards ..16. Regional drilling worksheet ..20. Answer key ..21. Etiquette How to Behave in a MUSEUM .
2 Lesson plan ..22. Scenarios ..23. WHILE YOU'RE THERE Field Trip Activities ..25. Teacher's instructions ..27. Card Instructions ..28. Go Exploring Question and Answer Entrance and The Chronology of CONOCO ..29. A Proud Heritage ..32. Ponca City Proud ..35. Getting to the Future First ..38. Setting the Pace ..41. Marketing CONOCO ..44. AFTER THE VISIT What did we learn? ..47. Writing Activity What would our world be like without oil? ..49. CONOCO MUSEUM Jeopardy Instructions ..50. Game board ..51. Category question and answer ..52. BEFORE YOU GO. PRE- VISIT ACTIVITIES. BEFORE YOU GO. 1. 2. Internet Activity Be an Internet Detective Get to know Marland LESSON PLAN.
3 Objective: Learn the history of Marland and his oil company. Power Standards: LA 3: Using the supporting text, students will summarize and make generalizations with supporting evidence for the text and organize the information in different ways. students will draw inferences and conclusions about text. LA 5: students will conduct research, analyze, evaluate, and organize information. Activity: GET TO KNOW MARLAND. Show students a picture of Marland. Explain that he was a very important person in Ponca City's history. Tell students that they will find out all about him today during an Internet research assignment. Have students go to the Web site below and answer the following questions about Marland and his company.
4 When students are finished, engage the class in a discussion about what they have learned about Marland. Discuss why he is so important to Ponca City and to our world today. 3. 4. Internet Activity Be an Internet Detective Worksheet Use the clues online to find out about Marland and why he is so important to Ponca City and our world today. Answer the questions below using the following Web site for reference: 1. Many oilmen considered Marland to be a Maverick. What did he do that made people think he was an innovative leader? 2. Read Marland's quote. Explain what you think it means. 3. How did Marland's oil refinery influence the population of Ponca City? 4.
5 Marland gave his employees many benefits. Name a few of these benefits, and explain why or why not you think he was a fair boss. 5. Marland Oil was very innovative in the oil business. Choose one of the ways in which it was active, and explain why you think it was important. 6. Name one characteristic of a typical Marland Oil filling station. 7. At one time Marland had accumulated a substantial personal fortune. How much was he worth? 8. Marland Oil Company merged with the Continental Oil and Transportation Company in 1929 and changed names. What was the company's new name? Print-friendly page available in back. 5. Internet Activity Be an Internet Detective Answer Key Use the clues online to find out about Marland and why he is so important to Ponca City and our world today.
6 Answer the questions below using the following Web site for reference: 1. Many oilmen considered Marland to be a Maverick. What did he do that made people think he was an innovative leader? He was the first to believe in geology as a tool to help discover oil. His geology department launched an innovative drilling experiment core drilling. He introduced the seismograph as a method for locating favorable areas for drilling. 2 . Read Marland's quote. Explain what you think it means. QUOTE: I have slept in the derrick of many a discovery well gone for a week at a time without even taking my boots off, wet to the skin in freezing weather meals out of a dinner pail and loved it for the excitement it gave and the sense of satisfaction that came from tapping a treasure house of nature, filled with liquid gold.
7 Marland Explanations on meaning will vary. 3. How did Marland's oil refinery influence the population of Ponca City? Labor requirements at the refinery caused the population of Ponca City to triple in a few short months. 4. Marland gave his employees many benefits. Name a few of these benefits, and explain why or why not you think he was a fair boss. BENEFITS: Free medical and dental care. Bonuses for discoveries, premiums for improvements, and easy stock purchases. He bought a bank and then lent money to his employees at 6 percent, so they could afford to purchase homes. Then he built over 1,000 houses. Responses will vary. 5. Marland Oil was very innovative in the oil business.
8 Choose one of the ways in which it was active, and explain why you think it was important. Ways Marland Oil was active include the list below. Responses will vary. Exploring for oil and opening new fields Producing oil Transportation of oil Operation of natural gas plants Operation of refineries Manufacturing gasoline and other retail petroleum products Marketing its gasoline and oils Producing and marketing natural gas Pipelines that carried oil and pipelines that carried natural gas Shipping products worldwide, in its own tank cars and by steamer 6. Name one characteristic of a typical Marland Oil filling station. Some were built in the shape of a triangle.
9 Some were cottage style. They were landscaped and surrounded by flowers. 7. At one time Marland had accumulated a substantial personal fortune. How much was he worth? He accumulated a personal fortune of more than $30,000,000. 8. Marland Oil Company merged with the Continental Oil and Transportation Company in 1929 and changed names. What was the company's new name? In October 1928, resigned as president and chairman of the board of Marland Oil Company and began a career in politics. Marland Oil Co. was merged with Continental Oil and Transportation Company. The new name was Continental Oil Company. That company became known around the world as CONOCO until 2002.
10 6. Vocabulary Vocabulary LESSON PLAN. Objective: This vocabulary lesson plan is designed to incorporate into the language arts curriculum prior to visiting the MUSEUM . Power Standards: LA 1: students will develop and expand knowledge of words and word meaning. LA 3: students will interact with words and concepts to draw inferences and conclusions. LA 5: students will conduct research to access information. Activity: VOCABULARY. Give students five copies of the Vocabulary Activity Template or use five blank sheets of paper on which students divide four sections for each vocabulary word. Square #1: students choose a vocabulary word from list and copy in to square one.